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Ole Miss Sport Club News 2011-12
The Ole Miss Men’s Lacrosse team traveled down to Baton Rouge on February 25th to take on the Louisiana State Tigers. The Rebels were able to pull out the league victory, defeating the Tigers by a score of 12-11.
The Ole Miss Women’s Lacrosse team traveled to Clemson University in South Carolina on March 3rd to play two matches. Their first match against Coastal Carolina ended up being rained out, but they were able to play the second against league rival Clemson. The Lady Rebs were able to come out successful, defeating Clemson by a score of 12-10.
Ole Miss Rugby
The Ole Miss Rugby team traveled to Baton Rouge on March 25th to take on SCRC rival Louisiana State. The game would prove to be a tough one for the Rebels, as they fell 56-3, with the only points coming from a conversion kick from senior Brad Yandle.
The Rebels then traveled to Starkville for their final game of the season against rival Mississippi State. The Rebels struggled with the poor field conditions and dug themselves a hole in the first half. However, the Rebs fought back strong in the second half, with tries from Andrew Skagerberg, Daniel Stamatis, and Andrew McFann, with a conversion and penalty kick coming from Yandle. While the Rebels took back the lead, they lost it in the final minute with a try and conversion kick coming from Mississippi State, and the Rebels lost 26-20. The game marked the final appearance in a Rebel uniform for seniors Brad Yandle, Jason Darby, and Kaan Onay.
The Ole Miss Ice Hockey team traveled to South Carolina on February 18th to take on Loyola Maryland. The Rebels would be unable to pull out a victory, falling 11-1.
The Rebels then traveled to Huntsville, Alabama the weekend of February 24th and 25th to take part in the SECHC tournament. The first day the Rebels were unable to pull out a win against Georgia in a close game, falling 2-1. However, the Rebels made up for it the next day, defeating Auburn 5-4.
On March 2nd, the Rebels hosted Memphis in Olive Branch. The Rebels played strong, and shutout the Tigers in a 9-0 victory. The game marked the final appearance in a Rebel uniform for senior Cody Johnson.
The Ole Miss Fencing Club sent seven Rebels to participate in the MUS Open in Memphis, Tennessee on February 18th. John Matthews finished 7th in the foil competition and 14th in epee. Matthews lost in the second round for each event. Dylon Wilmoth finished 8th in foil, 17th in epee, and 6th in saber, losing in the second round in all three events as well. Keith Davis finished 12th in foil and 7th in saber. Davis lost during the first round of foil, but made it to the second round in saber. Emily Aultman finished 16th in foil and 9th in saber, losing in the first round in each event. Dan Aultman finished 14th in foil and 11th in saber, falling in the first round in each event. Levi Grundel and Natalie Wiles each only competed in foil, placing 15th and 17th respectively, both being eliminated in first round.
The Ole Miss Men’s Lacrosse team traveled to Auburn on February 17th and 18th to play Auburn and the University of South Florida. On the 17th, The Rebels took on Auburn. They were unable to pull out a victory, falling 15-8 to the Tigers. The next day would prove no better, as the Rebels would fall in a close one to USF 10-9.
Men's Ultimate Frisbee
The Ole Miss Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team traveled to Baton Rouge on February 19th to participate in the Mardi Gras Ultimate Frisbee Tournament. In their first round match, the Rebels took on Georgia College and State. The Rebels would play a close one, but would fall 13-12. In their second round match, they played Wisconsin-Milwaukee B-Side, and were able to pull out the victory 13-7. In the third and final round, the Rebels took on Texas Tech, and would take a tough loss 13-2, eliminating them from the tournament.
Ole Miss Rugby
The Ole Miss Rugby team traveled to Nashville, Tennessee on February 25th to play Vanderbilt in their third conference game of the season. After a slow first half, the Rebels picked it up the second half, but had dug a hole too deep, falling 31-12. Rebels who put up points were rookie Andrew McFann with a try, senior Kaan Onay with a try, and senior Brad Yandle with a conversion kick.
The Ole Miss Ice Hockey Rebels traveled to play three different opponents from January 27th-29th. Their first stop was in Pelham, Alabama to take on the Tennessee Volunteers. The Rebels pulled out an easy victory 5-2 against the Vols. The Rebels then traveled to Atlanta the next day to take on Georgia. The Rebels once again emerged victorious, defeating the Bulldogs 5-3. The Rebels then returned to Pelham the next day to close out their weekend against the Florida Gators. In a close game, the Rebels managed to pull out a 4-3 win, ending a perfect weekend. Final rankings will be released on February 10th, and with their impressive record, the Rebels look to head to regional playoffs.
Ole Miss Rugby
The Ole Miss Rugby Football Club opened up their spring season with a non-conference match against the University of Memphis Tigers at home in Oxford. The Rebels took the first lead with a penalty kick by Sherif Ahmed. However Memphis bounced back with two kicks of their own to take the lead later in the half. The Rebels went into halftime with a 8-6 lead after a try was scored by freshman rookie Andrew McFann. Despite a second try in the second half by Michael Curvey, the Rebels were unable to close the gap created by Memphis, and lost the match 15-20 to the Tigers.
Men's Ultimate Frisbee
The Ole Miss Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team traveled to Starkville for the Cowbell Classic on January 14th and 15th. The Rebels looked impressive in pool play, which lasted the first day and went into the second day. After an opening loss 11-3 against Georgia State C-side, the Rebels went on a win streak, defeating Florida State B-side 11-3, Mississippi State B-side 11-1, Rhoades 11-1, and Auburn 10-6. The Rebels streak ended with a loss to Mississippi State A-side 11-8.
The Rebels opened up the second day with a win against Vanderbilt’s B-side 11-1, followed by a tough loss to Louisiana State 11-6. In the first round of playoffs, the Rebels would rematch against Mississippi State’s A-side. While closely played, the Rebels were eliminated with a 13-10 loss to close out their run in the tournament.
The Ole Miss Ice Hockey team concluded their fall season with a pretty successful run against their opponents. On October 7th and 8th, the Rebels traveled to Baton Rouge to take on Tulane. The Rebels pulled out victories in both games, winning the first game 10-3, and winning the second 5-2 with outstanding play from Cody Fullinwider, who pulled off a hat trick in the second match.
The Rebels hosted Memphis on October 28th in Olive Branch. The Rebels shut out the Tigers with an impressive 10-0 victory.
On November 3rd and 4th, the Rebels took on rival Mississippi State in Tupelo for a two-game series. The Rebels defeated the Bulldogs 8-1 in the first match, and kept the same intensity in the second, pulling out a 9-2 victory.
The Rebels hosted the Arkansas Razorbacks in a two-game series on November 11th and 12th. The Rebels struggled in the first match-up, and were shut out by the Razorbacks 0-7. However, the Rebels were able to bounce back the second game, defeating the Razorbacks 5-3.
The next week, the Rebels traveled to Columbus, Georgia. On November 18th, they took on the Auburn Tigers. The Rebels pulled out a 7-2 victory against the Tigers. The following day, they took on Georgia Tech. While the Rebels played a close game, they were unable to get the win, as they lost 0-2.
On December 2nd and 3rd, the Rebels hosted Florida State in Olive Branch. The Rebels took an easy win the first day, defeating Florida State 6-1. However, the second game ended in a shootout. While close, the Rebels were able to pull ahead, and won 6-5.
The Rebels then traveled to Alabama on December 9th and 10th. The weekend would prove to be rough for the Rebels, as they fell to the Crimson Tide in both matches, losing 1-6 the first day and 2-5 the second.
The Rebels opened up the spring semester by traveling to Nashville, Tennessee for a series against Vanderbilt. In the first match, overtime was needed to determine the winner. The Rebels would pull ahead for a 5-4 victory in overtime. The Rebels ensured that it wouldn’t get that close again, defeating Vanderbilt in the second match by a solid score of 7-2.
The Ole Miss Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team traveled to Starkville, Mississippi the weekend of October 29th-30th to participate in Mississippi State’s Monster Mash Tournament. The Rebels defeated Middle Tennessee State in the first round 15-11. They followed that up by defeating Mississippi State’s B-side team 15-12. However, they fell to their A-side in the next round 15-13. They closed out the day with a victory over Southern Miss, 15-14.
The next day, the Rebels came out and defeated Catholic High School 15-12. They defeated West Florida in their round 6 match 15-3, earning them a trip to face Mississippi State’s A-side in the finals. However, the Rebels were unable to pull out the win, as the Bulldogs won 13-9. The Rebels took 2nd place in the tournament.
The Ole Miss Rugby Football Club traveled to Jonesboro, Arkansas on Saturday, October 29th to take on Arkansas State. The Rebels struggled throughout the day against one of the top programs in the nation, falling 67-20 to the Red Wolves.
The Ole Miss Men’s Lacrosse team traveled to Conway, Arkansas on October 18th for the Hendrix College Fall Ball Tournament. In their first match of the day, the team defeated Rhoades College 8-4. The next match was another victory, as the team defeated Harding University 11-2. In their final match of the tournament, they played host team Hendrix College. The Rebels couldn’t pull out the win this time, as they lost the match 4-1.
Ole Miss Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
The Ole Miss Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club traveled to Tupelo on October 15th to participate in the “King of the Mats II” grappling event. Four Rebels received awards in their respective weight classes. Cameron Cain took first in his weight class. Daniel Hamnett took second in his weight class. Rebels taking third place were Jordan Willoe and Chris Herohman.
The Ole Miss Women's Lacrosse team travelled to Kennesaw, Georgia for the Southeastern Women's Lacrosse League Fall Playday last weekend. They had a 3 - 1 record on Saturday, October 22, beating nationally ranked twentieth Georgia, Auburn, and Kennesaw State University. The team lost their last game to the University of Central Florida after a long day of hard fought lacrosse. Beating an established and excellent team like Georgia is an amazing accomplishment for the women's lacrosse team, only one and a half years young. The team also made their spring schedule and is excited for what the season will bring! Check out our website at http://laxteams.net/Umwomenslax/index.html for more information about the team and "Like" us on Facebook ("Ole Miss Women's Lacrosse" page). Sometimes we live-Tweet games, so follow us on Twitter ("OleMissLax") to follow the action and for team updates!
Men's Ultimate Frisbee
The Ole Miss Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team hosted the “As I Layout Dying” tournament the weekend of October 8th and 9th. The team split up into two separate squads, the “X” and “Y” teams. The tournament consisted of four rounds on Saturday, followed by playoff bracket play on Sunday.
The Y team fell to Auburn in the first round 11-3. They rallied for the second round, defeating Rhoades College 11-3. However, they struggled the rest of the day, falling to Harding and Mississippi State, losing 11-2 and 11-8 respectively.
The X team opened the day with a tough loss to Mississippi State 11-5. They came back to defeat Madison 10-7. The team lost their remaining matches of the day to Harding and Auburn, losing 11-7 and 11-6 respectively.
On Sunday, both teams advanced after winning the first round of bracket play, with the Y team defeating Madison 13-7, and the X team defeating Rhoades 13-4. However, both teams lost in their quarterfinals matches, with the Y team falling to Harding 13-8 and the X team falling to Auburn 13-6.
The Ole Miss Men’s Soccer team hosted the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Sunday, September 18th. The Rebels fell to the Bulldogs 3-2.
On Sunday, October 2nd, the Rebels traveled to to face the Auburn Tigers. The Tigers were able to edge out the Rebs, as the Rebels fell 1-0.
The bad luck continued for the Rebels, as they hosted Alabama on Sunday, October 9th. The Rebels fell 2-1.
Ole Miss Rugby
The Ole Miss Rugby team kicked off its 15’s season with a match at the University of Memphis on Saturday, October 1st. Despite a second half comeback, the Rebels fell to the Memphis Tigers 17-10.
However, the Rebels bounced back the next weekend, as they traveled to Jacksonville, Alabama on October 8th for Jacksonville State’s Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament. The tournament was a round-robin against JSU and Lee University. The Rebels came back to defeat JSU in the first game 15-13. The Rebels then defeated Lee in the next match 36-5, giving them first place in the tournament.
On Friday, October 14th, the Rebels hosted the Alabama Crimson Tide. Despite scrumhalf Sherif Ahmed making five out of five penalty kicks and the lone conversion after a try, earning the Rebels 17 points, the Rebels fell on a last second penalty kick in stoppage time by Alabama, to a final score of 25-22.
The women's lacrosse team had a winning fall ball playday on Saturday, October 8. The women's team from The University of Southern Mississippi travelled to Oxford to play both the Ole Miss Red and Blue women's teams. The Red team won the first game against Southern Miss
11 - 1 and the Blue team won the third game against Southern Miss 12 - 1. An intrasquad Red versus Blue game was played second, and the Blue team won 14 - 0. All the teams were so glad to see lots of cheering fans!
The women's lacrosse team plays next in the Southeastern Women's Lacrosse League Fall Ball Playday on Saturday, October 22, in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Check out our website at http://laxteams.net/Umwomenslax/index.html for more information about the team and "Like" us on Facebook ("Ole Miss Women's Lacrosse" page).
Sometimes we live-Tweet games, so follow us on Twitter ("OleMissLax") to follow the action and for team updates!
Ole Miss Cricket
The Ole Miss Cricket team traveled to Starkville for the MSU Cricket Championship on September 19th. They defeated Jacksonville State in round 1, as it was successfully chased out. However, they lost in the quarter-finals to Auburn, who scored out.
The Ole Miss Soccer team kicked off their regular season with a busy weekend September 17th and 18th. The Rebels traveled to Birmingham to play Samford in their season opener. The Rebels won 2-1, with goals being scored by Tip Issabré and Jack Hall.
The Rebels didn’t have much time to rest, as they traveled back to Oxford to host Alabama the following day. The Rebels pulled out the win 3-2, with goals coming from James Pasley, Tripp Looser, and Jack Hall.
The Ole Miss Rugby team began the fall semester by wrapping up their 7’s program carrying over from this summer. The Rebels traveled to Murfreesboro, Tennessee on September 17th to play in the “Battle of the Stones” 7’s Tourney hosted by Middle Tennessee State. The Rebels went 3-0 in pool play, defeating MTSU 17-12, Lee University 24-0, and Northern Alabama 19-14. The Rebels lost in their semi-final match to the number three team in the nation, Arkansas State, taking 3rd place in the tourney. Strong play was seen from veterans Brad Yandle and Konnor Horton, as well as rookies Andrew McFann and Dylan Turner.
The Rebels traveled the following weekend to Knoxville, Tennessee for the SEC 7’s Championship Tournament. However, the Rebels struggled throughout the day, losing to Georgia 40-0, Arkansas 38-0, and Tennessee 38-7. The lone try for the Rebels was scored by rookie Kyle Gaskin off an assist from Dylan Turner.
The Ole Miss Hockey team has kicked off their regular season strong, sealing a 4-2 record after their first six games. The Rebels kicked off their season with a double header the weekend of September 9th and 10th hosting Memphis in Olive Branch. They defeated Memphis in both games. The next weekend they hosted Louisville for a double-header, defeating them in both matches 4-0 and 4-3. The following weekend the team traveled to Orlando to take on Central Florida. However, the team struggled and fell 6-2 and 8-1 in each match.
Ole Miss Cricket Club
Ole Miss Cricket Club hosted their first tournament, the Independence Cup, on August 5th-6th. They first faced FNC and won by 14 runs. The second game was against Ole Miss PostDocs where Ole Miss Cricket Club succeeded once more winning by 45 runs! In the final game, Ole Miss Cricket Club lost by 9 runs to FNC.
Ole Miss Fencing Club
The Ole Miss Fencing Club traveled to Toney, Alabama and participated in a Fencing Tournament August 27, 2011. John Matthews placed 4th overall with
¾ in pool bouts, Dylan Wilmoth placed 6th overall, also with ¾ pool bouts and Keith Davis placed 10th overall with ¼ in pool bouts. Dylan Wilmoth stated
that “the purpose for the tournament was to practice, knock the rust off, and get back into competition mind set. This goal was accomplished.”
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